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Master's in Criminal Justice Data Analytics
Evidence-based decision making that is informed by consideration of data is a key feature of the modern criminal justice system. This program will prepare students to become data analysts who are able to consider the full range of ethical and social implications of these decisions.
This program offers a unique perspective with its focus on ethical considerations of managing and analyzing large data sets to make evidence driven decisions in the field of criminal justice. This program is timely as debates about how, when and whether to utilize predictive models and algorithms for criminal justice decisions have not been resolved. Possessing an understanding of the ethical and social implications of these debates will better prepare Marquette University-trained data analysts to engage these debates and questions while working in the field.
Additional Program Highlights
The 30-credit interdisciplinary program is designed to utilize Marquette University’s faculty expertise in the Criminology and Law Studies and Data Science programs. This union has resulted in an innovative and pioneering interdisciplinary graduate program that prepares graduates to be successful and impactful as criminal justice data analysts.
Students immersed in this program will have consistent interaction with and learn from Criminology and Law Studies and Data Science faculty. Select the disciplines below to learn more about the interdisciplinary faculty behind this exciting new graduate program.
The Master of Science in Criminal Justice Data Analytics program will inform planning, decision making and problem solving in criminal justice agencies, including police departments, department of corrections, courts and district attorneys’ offices, as well as in nonprofit agencies whose interests revolve around public safety.
Congratulations to Shion Guha who recently received an National Science Foundation (NSF) award in the amount of $175,000 for his project on "Estimating the Financial, Social and Ethical Impacts of Algorithmic Crime Analysis".
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This program has rolling admissions, which means you may apply any time before the following dates:
Your application must be complete and all required documentation must be received in the Graduate School by the above date.
*Upon admission, final official transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities, with certified English translations if original language is not in English, must be submitted to the Graduate School within the first five weeks of the term of admission or a hold preventing registration for future terms will be placed on the student's record.
Students immersed in this program will have access and consistent interaction with faculty from both criminal law and data science departments. Select the disciplines below to learn more about the interdisciplinary faculty behind this exciting graduate program.